Ceramics

Beginning pottery enthusiasts and experienced ceramicists alike can hone their craft in our light-filled ceramics studio, which features spacious worktables for handbuilding, 10 electric wheels and an open, friendly atmosphere.

Take advantage of our open studio hours to create your own handmade pottery. Class fees include 35 pounds of clay per session; an additional 25 pounds of clay may be purchased. Materials fee includes firing, glazes, tools and brushes; fee will be added upon checkout. Class Registration Policies

For more information regarding ceramics classes or the open house, please contact Visual Arts Program Manager Joshua Margolis at 415.292.1299, ext. 1474 or jmargolis@jccsf.org.

Use our Registration Portal to sign up for programs and classes. Or use the “Enroll” buttons below to sign up for specific programs or classes. If you need help registering visit our Online Registration FAQ page or call 415.292.1200. For the best experience, please use Google Chrome on a desktop or laptop computer.

ART & CERAMICS

Class

Day

Time

Dates

Holidays
(No Class)

Fee

Thrown & Handbuilt Surface Design Workshop (J18WS1)

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In this hands-on workshop, learn basic wheel techniques and explore creative decoration on pre-fired clay including bubble glazing, mishima, sprigging, incising and sqraffito design. Beginners and...

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

6:00 pm –
9:00 pm

6:00 pm –
9:00 pm

6:00 pm –
9:00 pm

7/10/18
7/11/18
7/12/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

Mug Making Workshop (J18WS2)

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If you’ve dreamed of working on a potter’s wheel and making your own drinking mugs – but never had time for a long class – here’s your chance! You’ll leave this two-day workshop with new...

Saturday
Sunday

12:00 pm –
5:00 pm

12:00 pm –
5:00 pm

7/14/18
7/15/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel (J18PWS1)

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Sundays

5:00 pm –
7:00 pm

7/22/18 – 8/26/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel (J18PWS2)

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

7/23/18 – 8/27/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel (J18PWS3)

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Tuesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

7/24/18 – 8/28/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel (J18PWS4)

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Wednesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

7/25/18 – 8/29/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel (J18PWS5)

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

7/26/18 – 8/30/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

cancelled Clay & Wine (J18CWS1)

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Sip wine while you learn basic clay techniques, including sculpting clay, slab, coil, molds, carving, pinched forms and glazing. The informal wine tastings are included in the course fee. Materials...

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

7/23/18 – 8/27/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

Clay & Wine (J18CWS2)

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Sip wine while you learn basic clay techniques, including sculpting clay, slab, coil, molds, carving, pinched forms and glazing. The informal wine tastings are included in the course fee. Materials...

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

7/26/18 – 8/30/18

Member $260.00
Public $280.00

Clay Cravers

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Feed your clay craving! Insightful instruction sparks creativity and helps participants sharpen skills and discover new ways to approach form and surface design through hand-building technique.

Take...

Wednesdays

11:00 am –
1:00 pm

7/25/18 – 8/29/18

Public $260.00
Member $240.00
Includes Materials